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July round-up

This round-up is coming a little late, because I was on holiday! And read absolutely nothing while I was away – I started the graphic novel/comic Watchmen while on the flight out, but didn’t get very far in. So in … Continue reading

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Mid-month check in and a Soekarno-Hatta International Airport Book Haul

The second half of the year has not so much kicked off, reading-wise, as it has ambled off. So far this month, I’ve read 4 books, the most recent being Meg Howrey’s The Wanderers, which I finished on the flight … Continue reading

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June Round Up and a Book Haul

Halfway through the year! I didn’t manage to hit my June goal – I fell one book short, and hit 17, which I’m still pretty happy about. I’ve covered most of the stand-out reads in June in this post. I’m … Continue reading

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The right book at the right time: a mid-month check-in

Closer to the 2/3rd point, really, but who’s counting? At the 2/3rd point of the month, then, I’ve read 15 books. It’s been a good crop this month. Some stand-outs include: Elizabeth Strout’s My Name is Lucy Barton – Strout … Continue reading

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May round-up! (In which I read a lot of male authors)

In May I read 14 books. I think breaking out of my 12 books a month rut is worth a celebration, so lets crack out a graph! Ah, life is much better with a cheery graph. Apparently in May 2016 … Continue reading

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[NABP] Not a Book Post: “The Tudong Monologues”

I wasn’t going to write anything about this, simply because this blog is supposed to be about books. But because reading and writing are so linked for me, and because theatre comprises a lot of the Bruneian creative output that … Continue reading

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Feminist Book Club: Caitlin Moran’s “How to Be a Woman”

I missed last month’s book club meet up, but I did read the book, Jami Attenberg’s All Grown Up. I enjoyed it, and thought the protagonist was hugely, flawed-ly relatedly human. She was continuously perplexed by all the people around … Continue reading

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